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Sat, Mar 19 2011 12:00 PM Posted By: Nohely Mendoza

GILCHRIST

Air Force Airman Jerald D. Gilchrist Jr. graduated from basic military training.

The airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

GIMENO

Navy Seaman Vincenez B. Gimeno, a 2007 graduate of Sweetwater High School recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command.

During the eight-week program, Gimeno completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety.

MOSTACERO

Army Pvt. Victor H. Mostacero has graduated from One Station Unit Training, which included basic combat training and advance individual training.

During the first nine weeks of initial entry training, the trainee completed basic combat training, which included instructions in drill and ceremony weapons, marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

Mostacero is a 2010 graduate of the MAAC Community Charter School.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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